Michelle Henshaw, DDS
Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of Health Policy & Health Svcs Research

MPH, Boston University
DDS, University of California San Francisco



Dr. Henshaw is the Associate Dean for Global and Population Health and Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Health Services Research at the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. As Associate Dean for Global and Population Health, Dr. Henshaw leads efforts related to developing and showcasing GSDM’s position as a world leader in global health and interprofessional care initiatives. She is active in a number of community and professional organizations and currently serves on the Planning Board for the Oral Health Foundation, is a member of the Massachusetts Coalition for Oral Health, and has recently served as the Chair of the Community and Preventive Dentistry Section of the American Dental Education Association. Dr. Henshaw’s major research interests are in the areas of health services research and oral epidemiology.

Recent research efforts have focused on how oral conditions affect health-related quality of life, understanding oral health disparities, and access to care for underserved populations, Dr. Henshaw serves as both the Co-Director of the Center for Research to Evaluate and Eliminate Dental Disparities (CREEDD) and Principal Investigator of Project 2: Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing.

Associate Dean of Global and Population Health
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine



2011 Recipient of the William J. Gies Award for Innovation
2004-2007 NIH-NCMHD Health Disparities Scholar (2004-2007)
2002 Community Campus Partnerships for Health Fellow
2002 Santa Fe Group and ADTA: Oral Health Care Access Program Scholar
2000 Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine: Spencer N. Frankl Faculty Award
1997 Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine: Geriatric Dental Fellowship Award


Transformative Primary Care for Older Adults: Integrating URM Faculty Development and Retention/Dental Faculty Development and Loan Repayment Program
09/01/2016 - 08/31/2017 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration
6 T93HP30394-01-02

Integrating Interactive Parent Text Messaging and Oral Health Guidelines into Pediatric Community Health Centers to Reduce Early Childhood Caries
09/18/2015 - 08/31/2017 (Co-PI)
PI: Belinda Borrelli, PhD
NIH/National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research
5UH2DE025492-02

Community Based Dental Partnership Program
07/01/2014 - 06/30/2017 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration
5 H65HA05503-12-00

Community Based Dental Partnership Program
07/01/2013 - 06/30/2014 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration
6 H65HA05503-09-02

Evaluation of the 'From the First Tooth' Program
07/01/2011 - 12/31/2013 (PI)
Maine Health Sadie & Harry Davis

Community Based Dental Partnership Program
09/01/2005 - 06/30/2013 (PI)
HHS/Health Resources and Services Administration
5H65HA05503-08-00

Smarter Smiles Sealant Coordination Center
05/31/2011 - 06/30/2012 (PI)
Comm. of Mass./Department of Public Health

Smarter Smiles
11/01/2007 - 06/30/2010 (PI)
Comm. of Mass./Department of Public Health

Oral Health Equity Project
08/01/2003 - 07/31/2008 (PI)
Boston Public Health Commission Mass DeltaDental Fdn

Statewide Oral Health Survey
09/01/2006 - 08/31/2007 (PI)
New England Research Institutes

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Yr Title Project-Sub Proj Pubs
2016 Integrating Interactive Parent Text Messaging and Oral Health Guidelines into Pediatric Community Health Centers to Reduce Early Childhood Caries 5UH2DE025492-02
2015 Integrating Interactive Parent Text Messaging and Oral Health Guidelines into Pediatric Community Health Centers to Reduce Early Childhood Caries 1UH2DE025492-01
2014 Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing 5U54DE019275-07-2 24
2013 Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing 5U54DE019275-06-2 24
2012 Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing 5U54DE019275-05-2 24
2011 PROTEOMIC ANALYSES OF PERLECAN MRNA-ASSOCIATED PROTEIN COMPLEXES 2P41RR011823-16-5421 522
2011 Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing 5U54DE019275-04-2 24
2010 Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing 5U54DE019275-03-2 24
2009 Glycosylation Mechanisms 5R01GM030365-34 59
2009 Oral Health Advocates in Public Housing 5U54DE019275-02-2 24
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  1. Albino J, Tiwari T, Gansky SA, Henshaw MM, Barker JC, Brega AG, Gregorich SE, Heaton B, Batliner TS, Borrelli B, Geltman P, Kressin NR, Weintraub JA, Finlayson TL, Garcia RI. The basic research factors questionnaire for studying early childhood caries. BMC Oral Health. 2017 May 19; 17(1):83.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28526003.
  2. Berkowitz O, Brisotti MF, Gascon L, Henshaw M, Kaufman LB. The Impact of an Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum on Trainees. J Physician Assist Educ. 2017 Mar; 28(1):2-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28207581; DOI: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000104;.
  3. Garcia RI, Gregorich SE, Ramos-Gomez F, Braun PA, Wilson A, Albino J, Tiwari T, Harper M, Batliner TS, Rasmussen M, Cheng NF, Santo W, Geltman PL, Henshaw M, Gansky SA. Absence of Fluoride Varnish-Related Adverse Events in Caries Prevention Trials in Young Children, United States. Prev Chronic Dis. 2017 Feb 16; 14:E17.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28207379; DOI: 10.5888/pcd14.160372;.
  4. Garcia RI, Tiwari T, Ramos-Gomez F, Heaton B, Orozco M, Rasmussen M, Braun P, Henshaw M, Borrelli B, Albino J, Diamond C, Gebel C, Batliner TS, Barker JC, Gregorich S, Gansky SA. Retention strategies for health disparities preventive trials: findings from the Early Childhood Caries Collaborating Centers. J Public Health Dent. 2017 Dec; 77(1):63-77.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27759164; DOI: 10.1111/jphd.12182;.
  5. Kaufman LB, Henshaw MM, Brown BP, Calabrese JM. Oral Health and Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Examples of the Team Approach to Geriatric Care. Dent Clin North Am. 2016 Oct; 60(4):879-90.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27671959; DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2016.05.007;.
  6. Tiwari T, Casciello A, Gansky SA, Henshaw M, Ramos-Gomez F, Rasmussen M, Garcia RI, Albino J, Batliner TS. Recruitment for health disparities preventive intervention trials: the early childhood caries collaborating centers. Prev Chronic Dis. 2014; 11:E133.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25101490; PMCID: PMC4193429; DOI: 10.5888/pcd11.140140;.
  7. Maxwell NI, Shah S, Dooley D, Henshaw M, Bowen DJ. Oral health among residents of publicly supported housing in Boston. J Urban Health. 2014 Aug; 91(4):809-21.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24272316; PMCID: PMC4134450; DOI: 10.1007/s11524-013-9845-4;.
  8. Geltman PL, Hunter Adams J, Penrose KL, Cochran J, Rybin D, Doros G, Henshaw M, Paasche-Orlow M. Health literacy, acculturation, and the use of preventive oral health care by Somali refugees living in massachusetts. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Aug; 16(4):622-30.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23748902; PMCID: PMC3815479; DOI: 10.1007/s10903-013-9846-0;.
  9. Halpern LR, Kaste LM, Briggs C, DiPietro LA, Erwin K, Frantsve-Hawley J, Gordon S, Heaton B, Henshaw MM, Joskow R, Reisine ST, Sinkford JC. Women's oral health: growing evidence for enhancing perspectives. Dent Clin North Am. 2013 Apr; 57(2):xv-xxviii.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23570812; DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2013.02.007;.
  10. Geltman PL, Adams JH, Cochran J, Doros G, Rybin D, Henshaw M, Barnes LL, Paasche-Orlow M. The impact of functional health literacy and acculturation on the oral health status of Somali refugees living in Massachusetts. Am J Public Health. 2013 Aug; 103(8):1516-23.View Related Profiles. PMID: 23327248; PMCID: PMC3640653; DOI: 10.2105/AJPH.2012.300885;.
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